Pierre DE LUXEMBOURG

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FrenchBorn Pierre DE LUXEMBOURG

French Catholic ecclesiastic

Born on July 20, 1369 in Ligny-en-Barrois, France , France

Died on July 02, 1387 in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France

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Pierre was was the second of the six children of Guy of Luxembourg, Count of Ligny, and Saint-Pol, and Mahaut de Châtillon.



Both of Pierre's parents died while he was still young. He was raised by his aunt, Jeanne, countess of Orgières. In 1377 he was sent to study at the University of Paris. His family decided that he would have an ecclesiastical career. At the age of ten, he was named a canon of the cathedral chapter of Notre Dame de Paris. In 1381 he was named a canon of the cathedral chapter of Notre Dame de Chartres. The following year he was named Archdeacon of Cambrai. Then he was named Archdeacon of Dreux in the diocese of Chartres.

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